In Dr. Reis' article, she speaks about how gifted females struggle with wanting to fit in with their peers, versus stepping out and being who they want to be. As expectations for girls get set differently than males, some gifted females are often pressured into fitting into the "slipper" of glass. The gifted females feel obligated to fit into the glass shoe that is already made for them, rather than trying to see how to shatter the glass ceiling of stereotypes. As a teacher and future…
Mothers Breaking the Glass Ceiling | Motherhood | Women |
Advocacy for basic women’s rights remains an urgent issue for feminism in 2015. While we fight to break the glass ceiling and step away from the desi bahu image, issues like a woman’s right to walk on the road after 8 PM and her right to refrain from marital sex are ones that are yet to see the light of the day. iDiva's celebrity guest editor for Women's Month, Kalki Koechlin thinks feminism in India needs a facelift pronto. Here are her expectations.